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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | November 18, 2019

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Winning Couple: An Evening with Bob Carr and Germaine Greer

September 14, 2018 |

On paper, Bob Carr and Germaine Greer make unlikely bedfellows. He’s an ex-politician. And she’s Germaine bloody Greer, second-wave feminism’s most vocal proponent. Read More

Book Review: Alice In Zombieland

October 27, 2014 |

In one moment, Alice Bell’s life changes from beautifully perfect to utterly horrific, and just like that, she can see the zombies. Read More

Book Review: Ready Player One

October 21, 2014 |

“It’s the year 2044, and the real world is a really ugly place.” Read More

Book Review: No One Is Here Except All Of Us

October 6, 2014 |

Inspired by true reminisces told to her by her Romanian-born grandmother, Ramona Ausubel’s novel offers a luminous tale that interestingly spins the events of WWII.

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Book Review: Eleanor And Park

September 29, 2014 |

Set over the course of one school year back in 1986, Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell reminds the audience what it’s like to be in love for the first time. Read More

Book Review: The Maze Runner

September 18, 2014 |

All Thomas knows when he wakes up in a strange elevator to a crowd full of faces is his name. Read More

Book Review: We Were Liars

September 9, 2014 |

There is nothing more mysterious about a book than hearing hundreds of different synopsises for the same story. Somehow, that came about for We Were Liars.

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Is The Book Better Than The Movie?

September 2, 2014 |

It is often said that the original novel is better than the film adaptation. Die-hard Harry Potter fans have been known to cast the Avada Kedavra curse on people who rave about the movies, yet somewhat shamefully have not yet touched the pages of the novels. Read More

Book Review: Rot and Ruin

August 26, 2014 |

The best part about Rot & Ruin is following the story of someone who has only known the post-apocalyptic, zombie-ridden world. Read More

Book Review: The Inventor’s Secret

July 22, 2014 |

The Inventor’s Secret takes the reader on a journey through an alternate history based in America during the World War. Read More

The Fault in Our Stars – Movie Review

June 16, 2014 |

It only took a few screenings of The Fault in Our Stars before several cinemas began supplying boxes of tissues by the entryway, thus emphasising the fact that you will sob like a baby by the end of this film. Read More

Book Review: The Circle

April 29, 2014 |

There is a huge amount of technology that has successfully intertwined itself within our lives; Facebook and Google to name a few. Dave Egger’s recent novel, The Circle, draws upon this and builds a world with complete openness and sharing. Read More

Book Review: The Fault in Our Stars

April 20, 2014 |

Markus Zusak warned every reader with his noticeable critique stating: “You laugh, you cry, you come back for more.” Read More

Book Review: Hyperbole and a Half

April 7, 2014 |

Internet memes may draw attention into someone’s unique talents, such as the overly attached girlfriend and her remarkable parody of Justin Beiber’s Boyfriend, or “ALL THE THINGS” and Allie Brosh’s amazing online blog and equally amazing ‘self help’ book. Read More